Controlling Complexity

Controlling Complexity

Learn how to assess more accurately!

This book is a must-have resource if you are interested in understanding the elements of question structure. Explore how the complexity of questions can be controlled in order to scaffold learning. 

Highlights of this resource:

  • Practical approach
  • Applicable to all levels
  • Applicable to test design and survey design
  • Strategy that can be used by all learners
  • Increases understanding of the 500 point IALS scale
  • Step-by-step examples explain the theory
  • Exercises allow educators to apply theory to own content
  • Based on the work of Peter Mosenthal and Michael Hardt

This book has two additional features:

  • Bonus teaching aid that is a free download
  • Online support for those who want to work through the book with other educators
For information about the online support sessions, go to


Price: $89.00 *
[* 10% discount on 10 or more copies $80.10 each]
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Coil bound, 175 pages
ISBN: 978-1-926584-06-5
Author/Editor: Julia Lew, Michael Hardt, Vanya Wong